One of the things parents and teachers consistently say makes Abeona special is community. There are many ways we build community at Abeona House, from our laid-back potluck events to our teachers coming over to babysit. So far my favorite community builder has been our Community Work Days. Community Work Days happen a couple of … Continue reading Community Work Days
Each year in August, Abeona House closes for a week of professional development. What do we do all week? Read on to find out. This year we kicked off the week with three hours of medicine administration training. “Nurse Nikki” (aka Nikki Greenaway, certified family nurse practitioner and child care health consultant) taught … Continue reading Professional Development Week 2018
Everything is well on the food program front. We’ve been trying new sides – kale chips! cucumber salad! – and enjoying our old favorites, too. This month, though, I thought I’d take a break from sharing about the food itself to discuss another favorite topic at Abeona House: community building. Food brings people together. It … Continue reading Chef Hannah’s Blog – July: Family Food Traditions
The Abeona House food program was instituted using the farm-to-table model, incorporating local, fresh, and organic foods into the meal plan wherever possible. Following in these footsteps—and excited to see how we can expand our vision—the Abeona House community will take on a food program inspired by the movement for Food Justice. So, for my … Continue reading Chef Hannah’s Blog
Do you have fabulous drawings of your family that your child(ren) created and you would be willing to share with us? We are designing a t-shirt for the Reggio Run and Abeona Family Day happening on Sunday, June 15, and would like to use Abeona art on the shirt. If you have a cute … Continue reading Reggio Run T-shirt designs needed!
A little tip Chef Sarah passed on to me that the kids love is our secret bechemel (cheese sauce) recipe, that I use for this week’s baked mac n cheese. To make at home for your family, simply simmer a few cups of milk with onion, garlic, and any spices you might like for 30 … Continue reading What’s the secret to that yummy Cauliflower Mac?
Friends and Family of Abeona, welcome to our newly re-designed web site. We’ve updated the content and made the site easier to navigate so you can learn more and stay up today with everything going on at Abeona House! Thanks to parent Sue Soto for all of the photography on the site!